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The 5 Pillars I Use With My Clients to Meet Their Health Goals

By Karen | January 3, 2023 |

For anyone who is new to my work, you may not know that I am a National Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach. I help people lose weight permanently and avoid taking medication for conditions they can improve through lifestyle and nutrition changes. I use a five pronged approach, or as I refer to them,…

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What’s the Word for 2023?

By Karen | January 2, 2023 |

Did you choose a word for 2023? I did. My word is COMPLETION. I have a habit of starting lots of things but never bringing any of them to full completion. That includes choosing a word at the beginning of the year. But 2023 will be different. This word came to me in a moment…

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Day One…Happy New Year!

By Karen | January 1, 2023 |

I called this Day 1…not because it’s my first blog post. Lord no, that is NOT the case. This is Day 1 because well, you know, it’s New Year’s Day. It’s the beginning of yet another year in the not-so-new millennium. Remember when Y2K was going to be the end of the world as we…

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No (Wo)man Is An Island

By Karen | March 28, 2022 |

Did you ever hear Hilary Rodham Clinton say, “it takes a village”? She was referring to raising children but I would argue that it applies to everyone. Humans are meant to support each other and to live among other humans. We aren’t born alone and we depend on other humans to keep us alive in…

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Think That Drink Isn’t Affecting You? Think Again

By Karen | March 27, 2022 |

Is it my imagination or is there a lot of marketing for alcohol directed at women? For generations, we’ve glamorized drinking in general as a way to unwind, be social and just live our lives. When I was growing up, an evening cocktail or two, or three, was normal. Now, it seems that wine is…

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Let’s Play…Did You Know?

By Karen | March 26, 2022 |

I decided today is a good day to share some interesting (to me) facts that you may or may not know about. These facts are important to me for several reasons. I am both a breast cancer survivor, and dare I say thriver, and a heart attack survivor too. All of the facts I’m sharing…

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Who’s Ready For A Challenge?

By Karen | March 25, 2022 |

Spring is here! But you already knew that. The days are getting longer. You already knew that too. Did you put on a few pounds over the winter? Even if you’re lucky enough to have maintained or even lost weight (if that was your goal), did your exercise suffer in the cold, dark, dreary winter?…

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Are You Here Now?

By Karen | March 24, 2022 |

“What surprises me most is ‘Man’, because he sacrifices his health in order to make money. Then he sacrifices money to recuperate his health. And then he is so anxious about the future that he doesn’t enjoy the present; the result being he doesn’t live in the present or the future; he lives as if…

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